AARC Summer Forum 2019

Monday, July 22

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7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

Light Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

8:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. | Room TBA | General

Agency Updates

Karen Schell PhD RRT FAARC — AARC President
Thomas J Kallstrom MBA RRT FAARC — ARCF Vice President
Katherine Fedor MBA RRT RRT-NPS — NBRC President
Allen Gustin Jr MD FCCP — CoARC President

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Karen SchellThomas J KallstromKatherine FedorAllen Gustin Jr

The leadership of the AARC, ARCF, CoARC, and NBRC will join attendees to discuss the latest professional, research, accreditation, and credentialing issues facing respiratory care.

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. | Room TBA | General

Jimmy A Young Memorial Lecture

Presented by the National Board for Respiratory Care

The New NBRC Credential Maintenance Program

Katherine Fedor MBA RRT RRT-NPS, Cleveland OH
Lori Tinkler MBA, Overland Park KS
Robert C Shaw Jr PhD RRT FAARC, Overland Park KS

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Katherine FedorLori TinklerRobert C Shaw Jr

The new credential maintenance program will be described along with a rationale for each feature. New policies, longitudinal assessments, and a dashboard communicating feedback will be described.

10:30 a.m.–10:40 a.m.


10:45 a.m.–11:45 | Room TBA | Education

Dr H Fred Helmholz Education Lecture Series

Presented by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

Supporting Graduate and Student Engagement

Kenneth Winn MHA RRT, Clemmons NC

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Kenneth Winn

A key purpose of higher education is to develop students into "lifelong learners”. Ideally the workplace should provide the medium in which the graduate will learn and develop. This talk will highlight how faculty and employers can collaborate to transition students into "lifelong learners" and own their professional development as graduates.

10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m. | Room TBA | Management

How Do Your Leadership Skills Measure Up?

Teresa Volsko MBA RRT FAARC, Canfield OH

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Teresa Volsko

Leadership is an elusive concept with vague and ambiguous rules. This presentation will focus on the art and science of leadership. Discover insights into better practices to produce movement and constructive or adaptive change by establishing direction through visioning, aligning people, motivating, and inspiring.

12:00 p.m.–12:40 p.m. | Room TBA | General

Closing Ceremony

Inspire Excellence! 4 Habits of Top 10%ers That Encourage Accountability and Organizational Brilliance

Rome Madison, Dallas TX

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Rome Madison

Everyone aspires to be an industry leader. Whether it be one of our profession’s top academicians or managers/leaders, everyone wants to be elite … to be in the Top 10%. But how do we get there? It’s not by accident! In this Closing Keynote presentation, noted expert, consultant, and leadership guru Rome Madison will share with the audience the 4 Habits of a Top 10%er. What are they? You’ll have to attend this session to find out! Rome Madison’s fresh vibe is sure to connect with audiences of all demographics. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a Top 10%er!